Lipson Cooperative Academy is faith neutral school. The aim of Religious Studies is to ensure that students become religiously literate.
Mrs Amanda Gilbert - Head of Religious Studies
Years 7 & 8
Philosophical Questions such as How Did the World Start? Is there Life After Death? What is Religion? What is a non-Religious approach to life?
Year 9, 10 & 11
WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies: Amazon.co.uk: Joy White, Chris Owens, Ed Pawson, Amanda Ridley: 9781471866340: Books
Years 12 & 13
Overview of course -
Component 1: Philosophy
Philosophical issues and questions; Philosophical issues and questions; The nature and influence of religious experience; Problems of evil and suffering; Philosophical language; Works of scholars; Influences of developments in religious belief.
Component 2: New Testament Studies;
Social, historical and religious context of the New Testament;
Person of Jesus; Scientific and historical-critical challenges, ethical living and the works of scholars.
Component 3: This component offers the choice of the study of one religion from a choice of six (one of which will be Islam).
Useful books or resources that will support students in their study of the course(s)